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Hall of Fame induction ceremony: Live Thread

Can’t wait for Ed Reed’s speech

Super Bowl XLVII - Baltimore Ravens v San Francisco 49ers
NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 03: Ed Reed #20 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates with the Vince Lombardi trophy after the Ravens won 34-31 against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

Yesterday, Ed Reed received the coveted gold jacket presented by his father, Edward Reed Sr. Today, after all the red tape, the final stop for Ed Reed is tonight as he delivers his Hall of Fame speech and his bronze bust is revealed.

Speaking of which, Reed did give a teaser of his bust with a multiple choice guess as to how the bust will appear.

2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame class

  1. Champ Bailey, cornerback
  2. Pat Bowlen, team owner
  3. Gil Brandt, scout/personnel executive
  4. Tony Gonzalez, tight end
  5. Ty Law, cornerback
  6. Kevin Mawae, guard/center
  7. Ed Reed, safety
  8. Johnny Robinson, running back/flanker/safety

The speech order has also been released and Reed will be the sixth on the podium.

Yes, you’re reading that tweet right. Reed will be singing a part of his speech.

Note: After the ceremony, NFL Network’s Rich Eisen said Reed with join them afterward on the broadcast.

So stick with us here on Baltimore Beatdown and let’s talk about the wonderful 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame class.